The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) 2021-22 Season is at its third—and final—Major stop. The RLCS Spring Major is where dreams are realized and hopes of Rocket League World Championship qualification are dashed. Points, World Championship qualification, and glory are all on the line.
Let's dive into everything you can expect.
What Is the RLCS Spring Major?
The RLCS Spring Major is the final Major of the RLCS 2021-22 season. We're bringing RLCS action back to the hallowed halls of the Copper Box Arena in London, England where Justin "jstn." Morales hit the shot and changed the trajectory of his career and Rocket League Esports as a whole. Whoa, just got the chills again.
Let's dive into some quick-hit points about the RLCS Spring Major:
- The event runs from June 29 - July 3
- It will be hosted at the Copper Box Arena in London, England
- From June 29 - July 1, a studio show will take place at the Copper Box Arena without a live crowd
- From July 2-3, the show will take place at the Copper Box Arena with a live crowd
Teams have battled hard for nearly two months, but now that the dust has settled, here are the 16 teams that qualified for the RLCS Spring Major:
- Team BDS
- Moist Esports
- Team Liquid
- Karmine Corp
Middle East & North Africa
- G2 Esports
- FaZe Clan
- Team Secret
Format, Broadcast, and Schedule
The RLCS Spring Major format will be the same as the RLCS Spring Split format. This means that teams will fight through a high-stakes, Double-Elimination Bracket. Win and move on, lose twice and you're packing your bags for home. Make it to the end and the RLCS Spring Major crown is yours!
Like the other Majors before it, the RLCS Spring Major will run for five total days (June 29 - July 3). On Day 1 (June 29) there will be a main stream on the Rocket League Twitch channel and the Rocket League Esports YouTube channel and an alternate stream on the Rocket League Esports Twitch channel and Rocket League Esports YouTube channel. The remainder of the RLCS Spring Major will be broadcast on the main stream only. Check out the schedule below:
June 29 - Round of 16 and Upper Quarterfinals
- Moist Esports vs. Envy: 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT)
- Karmine Corp vs. FURIA: 5 p.m. BST (9 a.m. PT)
- Endpoint vs. Version1: 6 p.m. BST (10 a.m. PT)
- Falcons vs. Team Liquid: 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT)
- Upper Quarterfinal #1: 8 p.m. BST (12 p.m. PT)
- Upper Quarterfinal #2: 9 p.m. BST (1 p.m. PT)
- G2 Esports vs. Gladiators: 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT)
- Team BDS vs. Team Secret: 5 p.m. BST (9 a.m. PT)
- FaZe Clan vs. PWR: 6 p.m. BST (10 a.m. PT)
- Spacestation vs. Pioneers: 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT)
- Upper Quarterfinal #3: 8 p.m. BST (12 p.m. PT)
- Upper Quarterfinal #4: 9 p.m. BST (1 p.m. PT)
June 30 - Lower Round 1
- Lower Round 1 #1: 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 1 #2: 5 p.m. BST (9 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 1 #3: 6 p.m. BST (10 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 1 #4: 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT)
July 1 - Lower Round 2
- Lower Round 2 #1: 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 2 #2: 5 p.m. BST (9 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 2 #3: 6 p.m. BST (10 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 2 #4: 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT)
July 2 - Lower Round 3, Upper Semifinals, and Lower Quarterfinals
- Lower Round 3 #1: 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT)
- Lower Round 3 #2: 5 p.m. BST (9 a.m. PT)
- Upper Semifinal #1: 6 p.m. BST (10 a.m. PT)
- Upper Semifinal #2: 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT)
- Lower Quarterfinal #1: 8 p.m. BST (12 p.m. PT)
- Lower Quarterfinal #2: 9 p.m. BST (1 p.m. PT)
July 3 - Upper Finals, Lower Semifinal & Finals, Grand Finals
- Upper Final: 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT)
- Lower Semifinal: 5 p.m. BST (9 a.m. PT)
- Lower Final: 6 p.m. BST (10 a.m. PT)
- Grand Finals: 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT)
- Grand Finals, Bracket Reset (If Required): 8 p.m. BST (12 p.m. PT)
If English isn't your first language, take a look at the alternate language streams that'll be bringing you all the action:
- Brazilian Portuguese - twitch.tv/rocketleaguesam
- Czech - twitch.tv/playzonecz
- Dutch - twitch.tv/rocketbenelux
- French - twitch.tv/rocketbaguette
- Latin American Spanish - twitch.tv/rocketstreetlive
- Spanish - twitch.tv/dreamhackspain
We heard the feedback that fans really enjoyed having Rizzo and Athena on-site at the RLCS Winter Major doing a big watch party with a more laid back vibe. So, you guessed it, we're bringing them back for the RLCS Spring Major. You'll be able to catch it all on Rizzo's Twitch channel. We're pumped to have them back with us in London!
For fans attending in person at the Copper Box Arena in London, England, doors will open at 2:30 p.m. BST on both Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3. The First Touch Pre-Show, which will take place at the RLCS analyst desk inside the Arena, will begin at 3 p.m. BST each day, and matches will begin at 4 p.m. BST (8 a.m. PT) each day.
Much like the RLCS Winter Major, there will be a suite of new RLCS Spring Major themed merchandise that you can purchase. This time around it'll only be available on-site and once it's gone, it's all gone. So, if you're with us at the Copper Box Arena, make sure to pick some up while you can!
This event will be following local health guidance for COVID-19. For more information, please read more here.
For more admissions information, head over to the Copper Box Arena's site here. We look forward to seeing you there!
We're just getting started with RLCS Spring Major content and coverage! Make sure to keep it locked to @RLEsports on Twitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything RLCS Spring Major. We can't wait to see you in London!